What's on inManchester

Welcome to Manchester

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Manchester - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Manchester to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Manchester

23
NOV
Bryan Adams
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Bryan Guy Adams now 50 years old is Canadas best selling male rock artist. As a musician singer‐songwriter he has seen major successes and also has become a fairly famous photographer and social activist more…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
NOV
Dave Gorman
The Lowry

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
NOV
SOS Band Gwen Dickey Loose Ends
Manchester Academy

SOS Band Gwen Dickey Loose Ends at Manchester Academy in Manchester on Sunday 23 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch SOS Band Gwen Dickey Loose Ends live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
NOV
Crossfaith
Manchester Academy 2

Crossfaith at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Monday 24 November 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
NOV
Mastodon
Manchester Academy 1

As far as heavy metal bands from the new millenium are concerned Mastodon is among the most dedicated to their craft regardless of the necessary investment. This is a band that has taken it…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
NOV
Matt Schofield
Waterside Arts Centre

Matt Schofield at Waterside Arts Centre in Sale on Monday 24 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
NOV
Sharon van Etten
Manchester Cathedral

Sharon van Etten at Manchester Cathedral in Manchester on Monday 24 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Sharon van Etten live in…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
NOV
The Orwells
Manchester Academy 3

The Orwells at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Monday 24 November 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Banks
The Ritz

Banks at The Ritz in Manchester on Tuesday 25 November 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for Banks…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Lily Allen
O2 Apollo Manchester

Daughter of renowned actor Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen Lily Rose Allen has grown from strength to strength over the last decade and is now a major force in the UK music charts.Her…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Skatalites
Manchester Club Academy

Skatalites at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Tuesday 25 November 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Upon a Burning Body
The Roadhouse - Manchester

Upon a Burning Body at The Roadhouse ‐ Manchester in Manchester on Tuesday 25 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Upon a…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
NOV
Walking On Cars
Night & Day

Walking On Cars at Night & Day in Manchester on Tuesday 25 November 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Bernhoft
Manchester The Deaf Institute

Bernhoft at Manchester The Deaf Institute in Manchester on Wednesday 26 November 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
NOV
Electric Six
Green Room

This high energy alternative rock dance punk new wave exciting band of misfits are set to tour Britain After an extensive tour of the U.S these rockers are ready to jump the big pond flogging…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
NOV
Elyar Fox
Ruby Lounge

Elyar Fox at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Wednesday 26 November 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Paloma Faith
O2 Apollo Manchester

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Protest the Hero
Manchester Academy 2

Protest the Hero is a Canadian progressive metal band from Ontario. They were originally named Happy Go Lucky when they formed in 1999; the band line‐up remains the same. The band changed their name in…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Sixties Gold
Bridgewater Hall

Sixties Gold performs live at Bridgewater Hall in Manchester Greater Manchester on Wednesday 26 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Sixties Gold at Bridgewater Hall now.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
NOV
Beans on Toast
Ruby Lounge

Beans on Toast at Ruby Lounge in Manchester on Thursday 27 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
NOV
Delain
Manchester Club Academy

Despite the fact that the concept was originally envisioned by Martin Westerholt as a musical project featuringhosting guest music artistss and bands due to large demand for live performances an authentic band was formed. Westerholt…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
NOV
Example
O2 Apollo Manchester

Boundless energy an onslaught of monster rave anthems and backed by an full on band the Example live experience is a force to be reckoned with energy levels are cranked up to the max…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
Elvis Tribute Night
The Together Trust

Elvis is back Friday 28 November 2014 ‐ 19:30 to 23:00 Back by popular demand ‐ Elvis is in the buildingElvis impersonator Bob Morris offers an exciting tribute to the King. Ground breaking rock n roll hits movie songs and million…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01612 834883
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28
NOV
Annie Mac WHP14
The Warehouse Project

Annie Mac WHP14 at The Warehouse Project in Manchester on Friday 28 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
Half Man Half Biscuit
Ritz

Half Man Half Biscuit at Ritz in Manchester on Friday 28 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
NOV
Ruts DC
Manchester Academy 3

Ruts DC at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Friday 28 November 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
Slash
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Slash used to be the lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N Roses. After leaving the group in 1996 he was involved in a couple of bands for some time until he…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
The Beat
Manchester Club Academy

The Beat performs live at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester Greater Manchester on Friday 28 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for The Beat at Manchester Club Academy now.…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
NOV
Melanie Sykes invites you
Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

Welcome to Studio 54 Melanie Sykes invites you for a night of decadence and glamour for a studio 54 ball in aid of Hearts and Minds Challenge. A charity helping families affected by autism lead positive lives.The entertainment this year will see…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: +447540 558788
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29
NOV
Performance
St. Peters House,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionPerformance was conceived early in 2012 as British excitement grew in anticipation of hosting the Olympics. Local sporting events were photographed as communities played their part in…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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Tourist Attractions


Imperial War Museum North

The museum tells people's stories of war and its impact. Built by Daniel Libeskind to resemble three shards of a shattered globe, representing conflict on land, air and water.Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the…

Museum of Science and Industry

See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm…

The Lowry

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location. One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces. Opening its door to the…

Dunham Massey

Country estate including mansion with important collections and 'below stairs' areas, impressive garden and deer park. An early Georgian house built around a Tudor core, Dunham Massey was extensively reworked in the early years of the 20th century. The result is one of Britain's most sumptuous…

Urbis

Urbis explores Urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow through four floors of exhibitions about city life. Our exhibition programme features international large‐scale exhibitions offering unique insights into the dynamic culture of the modern city, with innovative explorations of design, architecture, graffiti, music and the…

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